Topic: Environment

Second annual event features eco-friendly exhibits, speakers, vendors, entertainment, games and activities.

Guest speaker is Chad Pregracke, CNN Hero of the Year. Reserve your seat. 

Info: Mary Jo Tellin at 817-410-3490 or mjtellin@grapevinetexas.gov. 

Annual eco-festival featuring green vendors, children's activities, food and entertainment. Free.


Voted Best Outdoor Cultural Event by Fort Worth Weekly. 

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Trail guides lead a twilight/moonlight stroll down the Redbud Trail. Hikers may hear howling coyotes, hooting owls and other nocturnal sounds. No flashlights necessary. $10. Ages 5 years and up. Registration required: 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@UNT.edu.

Enjoy a cozy campfire for traditional campfire fun, which may include stories, songs, a craft for children and of course toasted marshmallows. $10. Registration required: 972-219-3930 or Erin.Taylor@UNT.edu.

All skill levels are welcome; paddlers receive an introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided. Don’t delay in registering; these trips fill up quickly. $20. Ages 7 years and up. Registration required: 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@UNT.edu.

Learn how to identify frogs and other species, gather ecological data, participate in Citizen Science. Be prepared for a night hike. Register: Lisa Cole, 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@UNT.edu.

Discover Metroplex-worthy plants for your garden and learn about our special ecosystem requirements. Take home one of director of horticulture Roger Sanderson’s favorite native plants. $25. Preregistration required.

Learn more about MGFA upcoming events: Lobby Training at Black Beauty Ranch, Lobby Day in Denton, and a Screening of Speciesism: The Movie! There will be vegan snacks and good company! 

Local chapter of bipartisan lobby group aimed at creating the political will for a livable world. Visitors welcome. Info: swetha.kannan@gmail.com.